Three people in hospital after multi-vehicle crash on the A59 near York

The road was blocked as emergency services went to the scene. Photograph: Station Manager Tony Walker on Twitter

Three people are in hospital after a crash involving two cars and a truck on the A59 near York..

The collision happened at 5.30am this morning (Monday) at Upper Poppleton.

It involved a Nissan Micra, a BMW and an HGV.

A spokesperson for Yorkshire Ambulance Service said they took two people to York Hospital and one person to Leeds General Infirmary.

The road was closed for several hours between Poppleton and Hessay, causing significant delays. It has since reopened.

Acomb and Huntington Fire Station Manager Tony Walker Tweeted at 6.13am about the accident.

He said York, Tadcaster and Acomb fire crews went to the scene of a “serious road traffic collision just north of York.”

Photograph: Station Manager Tony Walker on Twitter
Fire crews at the scene on the A59. Photograph: Station Manager Tony Walker on Twitter

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said:

  • Several people were taken to hospital. There are no details of injuries although they not believed to be life threatening.

    Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.

If you can help police, dial 101, press 1 and pass information to the force control room quoting reference number 0035 of 9 December.

 

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